Hammersmith & City

The Hammersmith & City line of the London Underground runs between Hammersmith and Barking. Coloured pink on the tube map. 14 of the 29 stations are below ground. Most of the track and all stations are shared with the District, Circle or Metropolitan lines.

Until 1990 it was classed as part of the Metropolitan Railway began the world’s first underground railway.

Interesting facts

  • Travelling between Shepherds Bush Market to Goldhawk Road takes 58 seconds.
  • The line is 16 miles long and it takes about an hour to ride from one end to the other